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Latitude: 54.3759 / 54°22'33"N
Longitude: -2.1044 / 2°6'16"W
OS Eastings: 393312
OS Northings: 497828
OS Grid: SD933978
Mapcode National: GBR FKRV.53
Mapcode Global: WHB58.N82P
Entry Name: Coffin Stone Approximately 1 Metre North-East of Ivelet Bridge
Listing Date: 5 September 1986
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1131527
English Heritage Legacy ID: 322225
Location: Muker, Richmondshire, North Yorkshire, DL11
County: North Yorkshire
Civil Parish: Muker
Traditional County: Yorkshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): North Yorkshire
SD 99 NW MUKER IVELET
14/140 Coffin stone
approximately 1 metre to
north-east of Ivelet
Stone slab set in verge beside carriageway of Ivelet Bridge. Medieval.
Traditionally said to have been set there for the purpose of resting wicker
basket containing a body being carried along the so-called Corpse Way from
Upper Swaledale, for burial in Grinton church, before Muker church (q.v.)
was built in 1580.
Listing NGR: SD9331297828
This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.
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